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Background FCNL: Congress Needs to Stop the President's Unlawful Escalation in Syria 

President Trump’s unlawful attack on Syria will not stop the death and destruction that has ravaged the country and risks an even more catastrophic widening of the war. Congress needs to immediately vote to stop further escalation of the U.S. war in Syria and insist that the Trump administration commit to a crisis-ending political settlement, which no barrage of Tomahawk missiles can secure.

Advocacy Resource Update: 88 Reps Tell Trump to Seek Authorization Before Further Escalation in Syria 

88 representatives signed letter to President Trump urging him to seek authorization from Congress before further U.S. military escalation in Syria

UPDATE: Thanks for all who called your reps to sign on! Eighty-eight members of Congress signed the Lofgren-Amash-Lee-Massie letter to President Trump, urging him to seek authorization before further escalation in Syria.

Statement Right of Refugees, Right to Demonstrate Peacefully, Right to Dignity 

A Statement of US Churches and Christian Agencies on Gaza

FCNL has joined other faith-based organizations in condemning the Israeli government’s recent violence against Palestinian civilians.

Background Members of Congress Demand Vote on Syria War 

We applaud members of Congress of both parties for calling for a constitutionally-mandated debate and vote on use of force in Syria.

Statement FCNL: Horrors in Syria Demand Diplomatic Action and De-Escalation 

FCNL urges Congress to take two important steps to end the Syrian crisis: press the Trump administration to immediately undertake robust diplomatic negotiations and vote to stop the United States from widening this devastating war.

Letter FCNL Urges Senators to Ask Tough Questions on Pompeo 

On April 5, FCNL’s Executive Secretary Diane Randall sent a letter to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee urging them to closely examine Mike Pompeo’s record before voting on his nomination for Secretary of State.

Legislative Ask Block Bomb Sales to Saudi Arabia 

S.J.Res.40/H.J.Res.104

For more than two years, the U.S. has actively supported the Saudi-led coalition bombing of Yemen, which has resulted in a humanitarian catastrophe. The U.S. shouldn't be rewarding the killing of civilians by sending more bombs.

Update 44 Senators Made History by Voting to End Illegal US War in Yemen 

In the first-ever vote on withdrawing U.S. armed forces from an unauthorized war, 44 Senators voted to remove U.S. troops from the Saudi-led war in Yemen.

FCNL in the News In Tight Vote, Senate Bucks Bernie And Allows U.S. Role In Yemen War To Continue 

“We saw leadership divided” on the Democratic side, said Kate Gould, the Middle East legislative policy director at the Friends Committee on National Legislation. “We still had 44 senators that took the step not just of blocking a bomb sale, but of [considering] actually withdrawing U.S. armed forces from the conflict altogether, despite the fact that the Pentagon and the Saudis were really trying to scare senators.”

Press Release 44 Senators Made History by Voting to End Illegal US War in Yemen 

In first-ever vote on withdrawing U.S. armed forces from an unauthorized war, 44 Senators voted to withdraw U.S. troops from the Saudi-led war in Yemen.

FCNL applauds the 44 senators who voted in support of S.J. Res. 54, the Sanders-Lee-Murphy legislation to withdraw U.S. armed forces from the Saudi-led war in Yemen.

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